Animals of Halloween Photo Gallery
Audrey Wakefield works to the last minute putting the final stitches in a costume. Audrey is a 1989 graduate of the DEC's naturalist intern program at Rogers Center and donates her time and energy to create these one-of-a-kind costumes each year.
Marsha Guzewich, director and Audrey Wakefield, volunteer make the final alterations on the red fox costume (worn by Laura Carey) prior to the Animals
of Halloween program.
Audrey Wakefield (bottom center) poses with the creatures that she created for Rogers Center's 2007 Animals of Halloween program held on October 26.
From left to right: Christina DeCesare-amanita mushroom, Fred von Mechow-great horned owl, Laura Carey-red fox and Amy Kochem-adult mayfly.
Rogers Center staff pose for photos in front of the Visitor Center prior to the Animals of Halloween program.
Pumpkins were grown by a local farmer for this event and carved by the Sherburne-Earlville Elementary Art Club and After School Plus
kids. All pumpkins go to the city of Norwich's annual Pumpkin Fest following the event. There were over 70 pumpkins!
Darlene, office manager at Rogers Center, greets visitors in her black bear costume and introduces the 2007 Animals of Halloween program.
Christina DeCesare playing an amanita mushroom, though not an animal, entertains the crowd at Rogers Center's Animals of Halloween program.
Patricia von Mechow, storyteller at the Animals of Halloween program weaves her story as she makes her way through the crowd.